Kings in Grass Castles- Mary Durack
To Ride a fine Horse – Mary Durack
Edge of Fear – Helen Frances
They Came South and The Brown Land Was Green- Mavis Thorpe Green (1839)
Derring –Do –Mary- The Story of Mary McKillop – Sr M Margaret
The only book I have found on Mary MacKillop written for young children. A most thorough account of Blessed Mary of the Cross-’ life and the legacy she left.
Switherby Pilgrims – Eleanor Spence
An unusual story of a spinster who decides to bring out ten orphans from her English village for the chance of a new life. An enjoyable story and a courageous woman. A Bethlehem Book.
Jamboree Road – Eleanor Spence
Following on from the Switherby Pilgrims the children are growing and venturing forth with their lives.
Bennelong.- Joan Phipson
A Saddle at Bontharambo – H.J Samuel
A true story of a pioneering family who leave Sydney district and set out for Victoria. Australia’s own ‘Ingalls family’. A great favourite of ours.
Baker’s Dozen – Celia M Syned
The Generations of Man- Judith Wright
The story of the poet Judith Wright’s pioneering forebears in NSW and Queensland